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Eating Right for a Healthy Mouth

Any health professional will tell you that eating right is important. A healthy fat, low-sugar diet filled with fruits and vegetables, beans, omega-3 fatty acids, and whole grains is recommended…

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Possible Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer, Especially in Smokers

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gums that affects half of Americans over 30. Gingivitis, the mildest form of periodontal disease, is marked by…

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What Is Saliva and Why Is It So Important?

When you think about oral health, you probably picture a few things: a toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, floss and the myriad of instruments used by your dentist. But the most important…

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The Single Easiest Way to Get Whiter (Looking) Teeth

There’s nothing like a mouth full of pearly whites to boost your confidence and plant a big smile on your face. Sparkling white teeth are a sign of youth and…

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Flash Your Brightest Smile

Smiling is one of the most natural movements a body makes. In the first few weeks of infancy, babies automatically begin smiling on their own. Within about two months, they…

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Access to Care

October 1, 2013, marked the commencement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, enabling Americans to purchase health care through a national marketplace. Widely known as Obamacare, this new…

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